Hopefully a lot of kids will grab a tennis racket to see me.


Novak Djokovic acknowledges that he is in a privileged position and admits that one of his biggest goals is to be a good role model for children around the world. Djokovic, 35, is a 21-time Grand Slam champion and has been playing at a high level for the past decade and a half.

Djokovic will undoubtedly go down as one of the greatest players in tennis history and has left a huge mark on the game. Now, he hopes to have influenced children around the world to pick up a racket and play tennis. “I want to believe that people, especially children and young people, identify with me.

I try to always have that, as an awareness in everything I do, wherever I go, whatever I say. We as athletes have a great privilege to have the platform and to have that voice. The sport is followed by billions of people around the world.

Sport speaks the universal language, it collides with all borders, I suppose. Hopefully a lot of kids will grab a tennis racket from watching me or other tennis players,» Djokovic said, according to tennis.com.

Djokovic returns to Australia

After being denied participation in the 2022 Australian Open, Djokovic recently received the happy news from Australia.

In January, Djokovic plans to compete at the Adelaide International and the Australian Open. Djokovic will officially make his return to Australia at the Adelaide International. Going into the tournament, some feel that Djokovic may not receive a warm reception upon his return to Australia.

However, Adelaide tournament director Alistar MacDonald believes all will be well. «Covid was quite a difficult time for everyone and his experience probably wasn’t how he wanted it last year, but 2023 is a new beginning.

It is probably not our position to judge how he will be received, but he is a great player and will certainly generate interest at the event,» MacDonald explained. Djokovic has been very successful in Australia throughout his career and many have the Serb as the top favourite. for the title at the season’s inaugural Grand Slam tournament.

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